News extra

Here, in no particular order, are some items that arrived after the editorial deadline: Carlton Tavern,…

COVID Update – March 2021

Hitting the road The Government’s c document strikes me as being more like a timetable than…

The Budget

There was a budget on 3 March. As a continuation of its #PubsMatter campaign, CAMRA asked…

News and views – March 2021

Pubs wanted In the introduction to the last edition, I said that I foresaw that there…

Protecting London’s pubs

Early March saw the publication of the Mayor’s London Plan 2021. This document, which informs planning…

Campaign to reform Regulation 7

On 22 March, with the support of CAMRA, the Forum of British Pubs (FBP) has launched…

Community Ownership Fund

The creation of the Community Ownership Fund (COF) was one of the more interesting parts of…

Tribute – Les Maggs

It has been a strange old year, as all will acknowledge. It came as a complete…

Trade News – March 2021

New ventures In late January came the announcement of the formation of two new pub owning…

Doing their best for cask

For a small wholesale business, managing stock at the right levels and getting new business form…